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Chinese folklore: Broken

By |2024-05-06T12:21:49-04:00April 3rd, 2024|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: |

Two stories from Chinese folklore about broken things. A broken pot, a broken future, and how things can come together to heal. And why you shouldn't go to work drunk or else you might have to arrest a tiger. The creature is the tooth tyrant, the Odontotyrannos, and it's not an angry dentist. [...]

Chinese folklore: Broken (ad-free)

By |2024-04-02T23:40:18-04:00April 2nd, 2024|Categories: MythPodcast|

Two stories from Chinese folklore about broken things. A broken pot, a broken future, and how things can come together to heal. And why you shouldn't go to work drunk or else you might have to arrest a tiger. The creature is the tooth tyrant, the Odontotyrannos, and it's not an angry dentist. Links: Uncle Jim's [...]

361-English folklore: In a Pickle (jar)

By |2024-05-06T12:21:55-04:00March 27th, 2024|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|

Two stories from English folklore about perspective, and how you can't get something for nothing, but you can absolutely get nothing for something. The creature is an outlandish, bizarre, and strange creature known as an "ostrich." Mr. and Mrs. Vinegar: https://myths.link/vinegar The Bogey Beast: https://myths.link/bogeysonyourtail Membership: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership Music: "Calisson" [...]

360-Leprechauns: Lucky

By |2024-05-06T12:22:17-04:00March 13th, 2024|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: |

The saga of Fergus mac Léti is, apparently, the first time leprechauns make their appearance in folklore. It's also the first time leprechauns try to kill a guy, get stuck in porridge, and offer some magical menswear. The creature this time is the Oyaleroweck, who's thriving in the absence of knights in Canada. [...]

358-Monkey King: Winded

By |2024-02-27T17:08:21-05:00February 28th, 2024|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|

Back in the Journey to the West where Monkey and the gang are actually having an easy time of it and WHY IS IT SO HOT? The creature is Muirbech who is not a sea bee, and while it should get in trouble for false advertising it is already in jail until Judgement [...]

357-Icelandic Folklore: Dog Days

By |2024-02-21T08:53:46-05:00February 21st, 2024|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: |

A lost prince, a magic TARDIS barrel, and a talking dog take us to Jötunheim and back in the story of Prince Ring from Icelandic folklore. The creature is mouse deer who just wants to dance and hopefully not kill anyone. --- Links: Ring source: https://myths.link/princering Glitter drink why would you do this: [...]

356-1001 Nights: Nifty Fifty

By |2024-05-06T12:25:15-04:00February 14th, 2024|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: |

A story from 1001 Nights about how to get rid of that annoying babysitter and what to do if your husbands keep getting killed (the answer is, apparently, to keep getting married). The creature is the sea monk, neither a monk nor a sea creature, but a horrifying Cthulhu mash-up. https://audioboom.com/posts/8457481-1001-nights-nifty-fifty.mp3 [...]

Greek/Roman myth: There’s Something About Ares

By |2024-02-09T09:01:51-05:00February 6th, 2024|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , |

The stories of the creation from Roman/Greek mythology, the first werewolf, and Pygmalion, and also some Ares stuff because this is his week I guess. The creature, the Bonnacon (or, as cultured people say, Bo-nacho), has fiery diarrhea. Insert spicy food/White Castle joke here. Membership: https://www.mythpodcast.com/membership Inflatable cow for some reason: https://myths.link/mooooooo [...]

354-Japanese folklore: Cursed

By |2024-02-06T22:27:24-05:00January 31st, 2024|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: |

Two stories about finding people who like you for you. Not because you wear a rice bowl on your head. Or because you spend way too much time looking in the mirror. It's the stories of the Black Rice Bowl and the Mirror from Kyoto, from Japanese folklore. The creatures are real life [...]

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